Update: Missing Woman Found Safe in Dalton

DALTON, GA (WDEF) – This is the latest release from Dalton Police: Nancy Cox, the woman in the release we sent about an hour ago, has returned to the hospital. She came back on her own, apparently, and is safe and sound.


Thank you to all of you who posted her picture online.


This is the original release from from Dalton Police:  The Dalton Police Department is asking for the public’s help to locate 55 year old Nancy Cox who was last seen leaving Hamilton Medical Center shortly before midnight last night, Tuesday, November 23rd. Cox is believed to have dementia and could be wandering lost.


Ms. Cox was dropped off at the Hamilton Medical Center emergency room at approximately 8:00 pm Tuesday night complaining of abdominal pains. When a loved one contacted the hospital around 11:30 pm, they were informed that Ms. Cox had just been discharged and left the hospital on foot. The loved one then contacted police because Ms. Cox suffers from dementia. Police responded to the area but were unable to locate her. A review of video surveillance from the hospital showed her walking north on Broadrick Drive at approximately 11:30 pm which was the last time she was seen.


Nancy Cox is 55 years old and stands 5’6” tall weighing between 150 and 160 pounds. She has shoulder length brown hair and was last seen wearing a turquoise colored jacket and charcoal colored jogging pants. A picture of her is included with this release.


If you know where Ms. Cox is, please contact Detective Brian Shirley at 706-278-9085, extension 9-189 or call 911.

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